Cute chick on cell: If the Amish can do it, so can you. [Pause, then louder.] If the Amish can do it, so can you! –113th & Amsterdam Overheard by: Wild Dog Boy Lady on cell: You tell my momma to get her ass to church and stop sinning! –Grand Concourse, 205th St. Overheard by: LSB Black guy to another: Go to the Catholic church, cracka. They got good drugs. –11th & A Middle Eastern man: I believe in Islam and Allah, but I drink, I smoke, and I fuck. When I stop doing those things, then I’ll pray. –C Train Overheard by: Mark Thug: I totally invented the Chuck Norris religion. –Queens Mall Overheard by: LSB
Thug #1: Yeah man, there’s some fucked up shit going on.
Thug #2: Word son, niggas killin’ niggas.
White guy across the car: It’s a win-win situation. –LIRR train to Penn Station from Jamaica
Thug: Daaaaaamn! Look at all them lining up for that train over to Hoboken! I'm glad we ain't got a line to go to Jersey City.
Thugette: Yeah, we the opposite of that gentry-fact-tation stuff they got goin' on over there.
(blank stares from a few suits)
Thug: Yeah! She knows what that means. –PATH Overheard by: Moving Out to Gentry-fact-tate Fort Greene
Thug to young friend checking DVDs in library: How come you got a library card?
Friend: Because I'm…normal? –Seward Park Library, Broadway & Rutgers Overheard by: Puma
Thug, taking a drink: Yo, this water’s mad wet. –Murrow High School, Brooklyn Guy: I mean, I don’t want any bok choy in my chakra. –12th & Broadway Overheard by: aryn
Thug, cradling very small pit bull puppy: Oh man, I can't be bothered to train him to be tough. He's gonna be a cuddly mothafucka.
Girl, cradling different puppy: Word. –L Train
Little thug #1: Obama ain't takin' no shit. He'll be at the United Nations and shit, runnin' up on them niggas, talkin' “Yo! You a-rab terrissas and shit best not be fuckin' with us! And make that oil cheaper, niggas, cause I ain't about spending no three dollars for fuckin' gas!”
Little thug #2: Yeah, and what if they say, “fuck you nigga,” what then?
Little thug #1: Then Obama is gonna get all Rodney King on they ass! He'll be all, “Wham! Wham! I'll teach you niggas to fuck with the black President!” –Times Square Overheard by: Big Larry
Thug: So, if I’m half black and half American Indian, that makes me Puerto Rico.
Thugette: I told you that you was Puerto Rican. –149th & 3rd, Bronx Headline by: Mariya Runners-Up: · “Actually, it makes you unemployed” – Mr. Bone · “Bitch, don’t be callin’ me no adjectival form!” – was “rico”/”rican” the first thing you noticed too? · “Dora the Explorer: South Bronx Edition” – Scott · “Runs With Hookers didn’t excel in Ethnic Studies” – bri b · “The new theory of relativity” – sara swank
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Boy to girl: Does it look like my ass is eating my pants? –Brooklyn Tech Overheard by: Julie Eight-year old girl: It’s not me, it’s the pants! It’s the pants! –81st & Roosevelt Ave Overheard by: Jobee Woman on cell: No. No. Absolutely not. Look, would you please put some pants on? –8th & Broadway Cop to his cop friends: My buns don’t look good in these pants. But hey, what can you do? It’s part of the uniform. –Times Square Shuttle Station Overheard by: Heather Girl on cell: Do you have to shit? Oh… So go in your pants! –Union Square Overheard by: Shira Incredulous thug to friend: You drop your pants to hop the train? –W. Houston & 1st Ave Overheard by: Jon A.
Sassy eight-year-old to mother: You don't know Spanish except what you learned from Selena.
Chick on cell: Watching 27 Dresses in a cheetah robe…
–110th & Broadway
Overheard by: Virginia
Little boy, as his mother asks for directions: Great, we're lost in New York City. It's like Home Alone!
–Across from Spamalot Theatre
Fag to hag: Don't you remember that time on Titanic when Leonardo DiCaprio told you not to just talk about it, but do it? He was gonna teach you how to spit like a man and ride a horse like a man, and then the ship sank and he died. This is your moment. Spit, woman, spit!
–Natural History Museum
(at a screening of The Shining)
Woman: Haha! How can a ghost open a door? This movie sucks! –Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park Thug to another: And she said she wanna go to the movies. And I said I don't wanna go to the movies, I want some pussy! –57th & 9th Overheard by: JPM Panhandler on train: Please, I can't afford the rent at the YMCA because they just raised it. So if anyone has some money or some food or something to drink, it would really help me out. Jesus loves people who help poor people. Also, don't forget to see the new summer blockbuster Hellboy II. It's really great. –F Train Overheard by: JB